Panthers secure first EAGL title in program history
The senior scored a 9.850 in her final routine as a Panther.
The senior is set to compete on floor Friday afternoon
AS A JUNIOR (2006)
Andrea Arlotta was a first team All-EAGL selection on the uneven bars and floor exercise and a unanimous selection in the all-around...All-EAGL second team on vault and balance beam...four-time champion in the all-around...only gymnast at the Missouri Cat Classic to place in the top three of the event finals...earned her 1,000th career point as a junior and ranks 11th among Pitt's point leaders...named EAGL Gymnast of the Week on February 14...set two career-high scores throughout the season on the vault (9.875) and balance beam (9.875)...captured six individual event titles this season with three on the uneven bars...placed in the top three on individual events 22 times throughout the season...placed eighth at the EAGL Championships on the uneven bars...competed in all but one meet, March 18, and placed in every meet...co-captain and team MVP...named to the EAGL All-Academic team.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2005)
Arlotta quickly became a leader for the Panthers, earning three All-EAGL first team honors in the all around, uneven bars and floor exercise...named team MVP...posted six first-place finishes in the all-around...earned EAGL Gymnast of the Week honors for the week of February 17...set or matched career bests in all four events and the all-around...dominated the meet against Maryland taking first in the all-around, vault, uneven bars and floor exercise...finished third on the floor exercise at the EAGL Championships and posted a 38.300 in the all-around at the NCAA Regional Championships.
AS A FRESHMAN (2004)
Arlotta was an All-EAGL second team honoree on the uneven bars in her debut campaign...competed in all 12 meets on both the vault and uneven bars, ranking among the team leaders in both events...averaged 9.704 points on the vault to rank fourth on the team and had a season-best 9.850 at New Hampshire on January 31...averaged 9.658 points on the uneven bars, also the fourth-best for the Panthers...scored a 9.850 on bars in a home meet vs. West Virginia and James Madison on March 9.
Arlotta was a three-time all-around state champion in Florida...an 18-time individual event state champion and a two-time regional champion...was a member of the 1997 Tops National Team...won the 2000 American Challenge Elite National Championships on the vault...named a member of the 2001 Region 5 national championship team and the 1998 Region 8 national championship team...was the 1999 U.S. Challenge vault champion and Elite National Team member...competed for Orlando Metro for eight years and the Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy for two years...earned academic letters her junior and senior years.
Born March 30, 1985...daughter of Pete and Nancy Arlotta...has one sister and one brother...an English writing major.
Career High Scores:
Uneven Bars: 9.850
Balance Beam: 9.875
Floor Exercise: 9.900
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